Period
to 18 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

HP
England > London
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 213 167
Rank change year-on-year -68 -46 -23
Contract jobs citing HP 440 615 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.94% 1.29% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 2.35% 3.20% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 369 485
London median daily rate £375 £400 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -0.37% +0.38%
10th Percentile £150 £170 £240
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year +6.08% +0.93% -6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 37
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.67% -33.33%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £13.65
90th Percentile £24.75 £47.83 £25.00
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.86 £14.50
% change year-on-year -2.27% +9.38% -28.77%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,746 19,193 18,995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.09% 40.37% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,717 13,071 12,616
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 303 288
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.09 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the London region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -10 113 £388 -3.31% 25
West London +14 38 £194 -38.90% 12
East London -27 10 £130 -65.99% 3
South London -39 3 £475 +3.26% 2
North London -9 1 £140 -
HP
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for HP.

1 239 (54.32%) Windows
2 142 (32.27%) Active Directory
3 129 (29.32%) Microsoft
4 124 (28.18%) Finance
5 122 (27.73%) VMware
6 88 (20.00%) SCCM
6 88 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 79 (17.95%) Windows 7
7 79 (17.95%) ITIL
8 73 (16.59%) Cisco
9 72 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 68 (15.45%) HP ALM
11 66 (15.00%) MS Exchange
12 65 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 62 (14.09%) HP Quality Center
13 62 (14.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 62 (14.09%) JIRA
14 61 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
15 60 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
16 59 (13.41%) Banking
16 59 (13.41%) Office 365
17 58 (13.18%) SQL
18 57 (12.95%) Linux
19 56 (12.73%) Windows 10
20 55 (12.50%) Citrix
21 54 (12.27%) Dell
22 53 (12.05%) Firewall
22 53 (12.05%) Data Centre
23 52 (11.82%) Test Automation
24 51 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 66 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 32 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (4.09%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.14%) CMS
5 5 (1.14%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.91%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.68%) Apache
7 3 (0.68%) IIS
7 3 (0.68%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.68%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.45%) Confluence
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.45%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.23%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 60 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.14%) Workday HCM
2 4 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.45%) Sonata
4 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.23%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
4 1 (0.23%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 59 (13.41%) Office 365
2 51 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.14%) IaaS
5 4 (0.91%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.91%) PaaS
6 3 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.68%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.68%) SaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.45%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.23%) G Suite
8 1 (0.23%) GitHub
8 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 53 (12.05%) Firewall
2 43 (9.77%) DNS
3 42 (9.55%) LAN
4 41 (9.32%) SAN
4 41 (9.32%) VPN
4 41 (9.32%) WAN
5 31 (7.05%) DHCP
6 20 (4.55%) Network Security
7 16 (3.64%) FCoE
8 15 (3.41%) TCP/IP
9 14 (3.18%) VoIP
10 13 (2.95%) IPsec
10 13 (2.95%) NAS
10 13 (2.95%) Wireless
11 11 (2.50%) Skype
11 11 (2.50%) VSAN
12 10 (2.27%) Internet
12 10 (2.27%) iSCSI
12 10 (2.27%) VLAN
13 9 (2.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.05%) Big Data
2 9 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.36%) DB2
6 5 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.14%) NonStop SQL
7 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.68%) QlikView
8 2 (0.45%) MySQL
9 1 (0.23%) DataStage
9 1 (0.23%) GIS
9 1 (0.23%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.23%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 62 (14.09%) JIRA
2 19 (4.32%) Selenium
2 19 (4.32%) SoapUI
3 18 (4.09%) LoadRunner
4 10 (2.27%) JMeter
4 10 (2.27%) TestRail
5 9 (2.05%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.82%) HP UFT
7 7 (1.59%) JUnit
7 7 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (1.36%) Appium
8 6 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.91%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.91%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.68%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.45%) LoadUI
11 2 (0.45%) NeoLoad
11 2 (0.45%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 124 (28.18%) Finance
2 59 (13.41%) Banking
3 18 (4.09%) Retail
4 16 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 14 (3.18%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.95%) Law
7 11 (2.50%) Legal
7 11 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.59%) Billing
9 6 (1.36%) Front Office
10 5 (1.14%) Back Office
11 4 (0.91%) Advertising
12 3 (0.68%) International Banking
12 3 (0.68%) Marketing
12 3 (0.68%) Publishing
12 3 (0.68%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.45%) Games
14 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (16.59%) Analyst
2 56 (12.73%) Support Engineer
3 43 (9.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 39 (8.86%) Test Analyst
5 38 (8.64%) Desktop Support
6 32 (7.27%) Test Manager
7 27 (6.14%) Desktop Engineer
8 25 (5.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 22 (5.00%) IT Engineer
10 21 (4.77%) Administrator
10 21 (4.77%) Test Leader
11 20 (4.55%) Network Engineer
11 20 (4.55%) Tester
12 19 (4.32%) IT Support
13 17 (3.86%) Consultant
13 17 (3.86%) Server Engineer
14 16 (3.64%) Support Analyst
15 15 (3.41%) Architect
16 13 (2.95%) 2nd Line Support
16 13 (2.95%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.64%) SOAP
2 13 (2.95%) REST
3 12 (2.73%) Middleware
4 11 (2.50%) Web Services
5 10 (2.27%) XML
6 9 (2.05%) LDAP
7 5 (1.14%) HTML
7 5 (1.14%) Regular Expression
7 5 (1.14%) RESTful
8 4 (0.91%) EDI
9 3 (0.68%) CSS
9 3 (0.68%) JSON
9 3 (0.68%) Velocity
10 2 (0.45%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.45%) Apache Axis
10 2 (0.45%) J2EE
10 2 (0.45%) Java EE
10 2 (0.45%) jQuery
10 2 (0.45%) Spring
10 2 (0.45%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 40 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.82%) Clustering
4 23 (5.23%) Smartphone
5 17 (3.86%) HP StoreVirtual
5 17 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.41%) CLARiiON
7 8 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.59%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.59%) iPhone
8 7 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.36%) iPad
10 5 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.14%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.14%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.14%) Tandem
11 4 (0.91%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.91%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 239 (54.32%) Windows
2 88 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 79 (17.95%) Windows 7
4 65 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (14.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (12.95%) Linux
7 56 (12.73%) Windows 10
8 38 (8.64%) Unix
9 20 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (3.64%) Apple iOS
10 16 (3.64%) Mac OS X
11 15 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (2.50%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.82%) Solaris
14 7 (1.59%) Android
14 7 (1.59%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.14%) CentOS
15 5 (1.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.68%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (17.95%) ITIL
2 61 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (11.82%) Test Automation
4 49 (11.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 44 (10.00%) Test Management
6 43 (9.77%) Change Management
7 40 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 39 (8.86%) Waterfall
9 38 (8.64%) Defect Management
10 36 (8.18%) Migration
11 34 (7.73%) ITSM
12 30 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
14 27 (6.14%) SDLC
15 26 (5.91%) Test Strategy
16 25 (5.68%) Capacity Planning
16 25 (5.68%) Integration Testing
17 24 (5.45%) Performance Testing
18 23 (5.23%) Functional Testing
18 23 (5.23%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 58 (13.18%) SQL
2 38 (8.64%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.73%) Python
4 10 (2.27%) Java
5 7 (1.59%) C
5 7 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.59%) VBA
6 6 (1.36%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.36%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.14%) COBOL
8 4 (0.91%) Perl
8 4 (0.91%) VB
8 4 (0.91%) VBScript
9 3 (0.68%) AWK
9 3 (0.68%) Korn
10 2 (0.45%) C#
11 1 (0.23%) C++
11 1 (0.23%) Groovy
11 1 (0.23%) Jython
11 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (9.09%) Degree
2 39 (8.86%) ISTQB
3 31 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (6.14%) ISEB
5 25 (5.68%) Security Cleared
6 22 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 20 (4.55%) MCSE
8 15 (3.41%) Novell Certification
9 14 (3.18%) ISEB Practitioner
10 13 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.82%) CCNA
11 8 (1.82%) CCNP
11 8 (1.82%) MCSA
11 8 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.59%) Master's Degree
12 7 (1.59%) RHCE
13 6 (1.36%) CCSE
14 5 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.09%) QA
2 24 (5.45%) SLA
3 13 (2.95%) SEPA
4 7 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.59%) PMO
5 4 (0.91%) PSD2
5 4 (0.91%) TARGET2
6 3 (0.68%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.23%) Basel III
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.23%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 142 (32.27%) Active Directory
2 72 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (9.77%) vSphere
4 37 (8.41%) Hyper-V
5 34 (7.73%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (5.68%) XenDesktop
7 24 (5.45%) XenApp
8 23 (5.23%) BitLocker
9 17 (3.86%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (2.50%) XenServer
11 10 (2.27%) IAG
12 8 (1.82%) UAG
13 6 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (1.14%) Docker
14 5 (1.14%) Firmware
14 5 (1.14%) KVM
15 4 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.91%) Samba
15 4 (0.91%) Sendmail
15 4 (0.91%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 88 (20.00%) SCCM
2 68 (15.45%) HP ALM
3 62 (14.09%) HP Quality Center
4 36 (8.18%) SCOM
5 21 (4.77%) Microsoft Clustering
6 17 (3.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 16 (3.64%) NetBackup
8 12 (2.73%) Backup Exec
8 12 (2.73%) HP SIM
9 11 (2.50%) Netcool
9 11 (2.50%) OpenView
10 10 (2.27%) AirWatch
10 10 (2.27%) WSUS
11 7 (1.59%) BladeLogic
11 7 (1.59%) vCenter Server
12 6 (1.36%) Ansible
12 6 (1.36%) Dollar Universe
12 6 (1.36%) Terraform
13 5 (1.14%) ArcSight ESM
13 5 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 129 (29.32%) Microsoft
2 122 (27.73%) VMware
3 73 (16.59%) Cisco
4 55 (12.50%) Citrix
5 54 (12.27%) Dell
6 24 (5.45%) Apple
6 24 (5.45%) EMC
7 23 (5.23%) Veritas
8 22 (5.00%) SolarWinds
9 21 (4.77%) NetApp
10 20 (4.55%) IBM
11 18 (4.09%) Palo Alto
12 17 (3.86%) Trend Micro
13 16 (3.64%) 3PAR
13 16 (3.64%) CheckPoint
14 15 (3.41%) Oracle
14 15 (3.41%) SAP
15 14 (3.18%) Adobe
15 14 (3.18%) Avaya
15 14 (3.18%) Red Hat